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VOL LXV, No. 31S ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, AUGUST 2. 1955
outlned by a University of M arland physicist, Prof.S.acF. Sing-
er, now in Copenhagen, who called his idea the "mouse," mean-
ing minimum orbital unmanned satellite of the earth. He cal-
culated it would circle about 200 mIles above the earth at a ve-
locity of 17,280-miles an hour-about the same Btatistics men-
tioned in the White House announcement.
PRAY FOR RAIN!;:
Writer Reveals Methods
For Keeping Very Cool
By CHILI WINTERS
TIERRA DEL FUEG -a tAidst binding snow storms and
constant sub-zero temperatures, word has reached this outlying
archipelago of islands in the Straits of Megellan that Northeast and
Mid-Western United States citizens are fighting a heat wave.
In these parts, the local inhabitants welcome sny sign of blister-
ing, sweltering days and nights. In many of the small villages
scattered throughout the chain of islands, natives are holding 24-hour
fiestas, dancing in the recently snow-cleared streets, doing Argentine
TaIboti esigns Air o
'Good Decision' .:..x~::
WASHINGTON (A') - Harold E.
Talbott resigned yesterday as sec-
retary of the Air Force and Presi-.
dent Dwight D. Eisenhower,
accepting the resignation, told ...." .,.. ' :.
whose outside business activities
your official duties have not been
effectively and loyally perform-
Talbott offered his resignation,
effective Aug. 13 because, as he -Daily-sam Ching
told the President, "I would not HOUSE WRECKING-Another house comes' down as the date approaches when construction will
in any circumstances wish to be begin on the $1,700,000 Student Activities Building. The structure will be bounded by Maynard and
a source of embarrassment to you Thompson Streets on its sides, and will face on Jefferson St. Ground will be broken in September,
or to your splendid administra- if eeyhggosacrigtshdu.
tion." i vrtigge codn oshdl.
The air secretary said "the re-
cent unfortunate and, I believe, PR G O TC T R 'P R D E IS
distorted publicity given to my __R_______T__C___T______P__R___ E__ BEG________
continued association with a
ben attr f eepcocrnt Rose Bowl Trip Predicted for Michigan
me .. I am clear in my mind and
conscience that my actions have
been within the bounds of ethics." By CAL SAIMRA Iing a berth in the Rose Bowl. Qos- and Gene Snider are battling for
Talbott received $132,032 in -Street and Smith's 100th "Foot- terbaan has 25 lettermen back. the starting center's job. Also
profits from the New York firm ball" edition, now on the news- "The brightest star of the Wol- available are veterans Jerry Goe-
of Paul B. Mulligan and Co., in stands, has picked Michigan to verine constellation is Ron Kram- bel and John Peckham ...
which he is a partner, in the two top the Big Ten Conference in er,.six-foot-three, 220-pound All- Baldacci at Quarter
years following his becoming sec- foot ball this year. America nominee. Tom Maentz "The versatile Lou Baldacci will
retary. .Sizing up the Big Ten in the likely will get the call at the op- get the starting nod as signal call-
While denying any impropriety, magazine's proverbial pre-season posite flank. Other returning let- er with Jim Maddock next. Other
Talbott has said he realizes now choices, Tommy Devine of "The termen available are John Vese- candidates include holdover Paul
he was mistaken in writing letters Detroit Free Press" sheds his ha- lanak, Mike Rotunno, and Charlie Baldwin and sophomore Jim Van
and making telephone calls from bitual skepticism about Michigan Br-ooks. The best of the newcom- Pelt.
his Pentagon office in behalf of football teams and predicts a Rose ers are Dave Bowers and Gordon "Oosterbaan has no worries at
the firm. Bowl visit for the Wolverines. Morrow. right half. The flashy Tony Bran-
The President's letter, addressed Devine sees another photo-fin- "Captain Ed Meads tops a quar- off, .out with a knee injury in 19-
"Dear Harold," disclosed that Sec- ish, with the power-laden Maize tet of veteran guards. Dick Hill 54, is sound again and figures to
retary of Defense Charles E. and Blue edging out Ohio State will be the starter on the opposite be the starter. Available also are
Wilson brought the Talbott resig- Iand Wisconsin and Iowa posing side of the line. The other veter- lettermen Ed Shannon. Ed Hickey,
nationd to Prsdent Eisenhower as their chief threats. ans are Jim Fox and Bob Mar- George Corey and Stan Knicker-
See TALBOTT, Page 4 extremely sout defensivey ands im. Bates, who missed most "Letterman Dave Hill will get
a smart, alert unit." of last season because of injuries, the call at fullback with reserves
CheckwithBrenan'sMike Basford, Don Johnston -and
Negro Teachers Chc ihBennEarl Johnson also in contention."
Devine's estimates gibe with last South Korea Plans Devine's Big Ten line-up:
Given Ultimratumi week's predictions of Notre Dame 1. Michigan
football coach Terry Brennan, who Real Estate Coup 2. Ohio State
WAYNESBORO, Ga. (A') -- The claimed Michigan was the team 3.Wisconsin
Georgia Board of Education yes- to watch this year. SEOUL (A') - In a surprise 4. Iowa
terday offered the state's Negro Here are excerpts from Devine's midnight statement the South 5. Purdue
school teachers a choice of re- Idiagnosis: Korean government proclaimed it 6. Minnesota
signing, from the National Assn. -"Coach Bennie Oosterbaan has "will undertake to restore author- 7. Michigan State
for the Advancement of Colored a wealth of veteran material which ity" . over Communist-occuped 8. Illinois
Pepole by Sept. 15 or losing their gives high hopes of Michigan win- territory south of the 38th Paral- 9. Indiana
licenses to teach. ning the Big Ten crown and gain- lel. 10. Northwestern
News Opens Talks
On Tension in East
GENEVA (IP)-Communist China i'nformed the United States yes-
terday that she has released 11 American airmen held more than tw<
years as spies.
The fliers left Peiping Sunday on their way home and will arrivi
in Hong Kong Thursday, the Chinese said.
The announcement opened private talks between the Unltet
STathe news firs was broadcast by Peipng rdio and then announ-
ced here formally by Wang Ping-nan, Red Chinese ambassador t<
Poland. The American representa-4
WASHINGTON (A - Congress
crashed part way through a series
of adjournmnent roadblocks yester-
day but fell short of the goal of
winding up its session last night.
Progress through the key bar-
riers - public housing and con-
gression expense funds - was
limited. More squabbling lay
ahead - hours of it.
So the House knocked off work
shortly after 6 p.m and ordered
another session today-. .
he Senate remained in session,
extend the Defense Production
Act anothe year Republicans led
nounced a proposed financial ac-
counting requirement for dollar-
a-year men contained in the bill
as un-American and a slap at
The compromise was sent back
to Senate-House conferees by an
almost straight party line vote of
36-34. Sen. Langer (SD) was the
only Republican joining Demo-
crats against rejection.
On the housing bill, Senate-
House compromisers agreed on a
one-year, 45,000 unit approach-~
but by no means unanimously.
Some Republicans said that was
too generous. Some Democrats
called it inadequate. In the House,
fight from the GOP.
The House did blaze one pos--
sible trail around the barricade.
Rather than boost various bene-
See HOUSE-SENATE, Page 4
Walter' P. Reuther, president of
the CIO will speak on "Labor and
in Rckhm Lecture Halmlr.w
Reuther, who has been a leader
in the union movement in Michi-
gan since the earaly thirties, has
been especially active in the auto-
motive industry. The exact topic
of his speech hasn't been announ-
a 1g U Jand pas1o dobl in an
attempt to remnain warm.
woolen blankets, fur coats-even
those made from the cheapest
llama skins are selling at a prem-
ium - and snow shoes--well, the
man who owns a usable pair is
considered a capitalist.
Three Feet of Snow
Small fires burn in the streets,
thawing of f part of the three feet
of snow that has fallen in the
past two days and turned to ice
on the sidewalks under the thud-
dig, gunny-sack wrapped feet of
Most of the natiscannot be-
but they have gracefully com-
piled a list of sgetion
for American citizens who desire
temperatures The list oows:ody
1. Fill bathtub with water, drop
In forty-five pounds of ice, sit in
tub drinking mint juleps from tall,
2. Listen to a recording of "Cold
Hearted Hannah from Savannah,
G. A." and drink straight bour-
bon-on-the-rocks. Bourbon drink-
ers seldom notice the humidity.
3. Pray for rain!
4. Afix two ice cubes behind
each ear being careful not to let
water drip beneath the shoulder.
Th wil keep your mind off the
5. Lie face down on bed, apply
ice packs behind each knee and in
center of back. Sip semi-hardened
gelatine dessert through long
7Whnever possible, use large
fans to keep air circulating, being
sure to hang several pounds of ice
in front of fan for wet, cold
8. Do not do anything strenu-
ous. Never leave the home. Em-
ploy local native children to fan
you, while keeping feet immersed
in vat of softened ice cream.
9. Keep several changes of
cloting in efrgertor epcal
10. Pray for ran!
Michgn in Year
2,000 A.D. To Be
Subject of Panel
"Michigan--A.D. 2000" will be
the topic of a panel discussion at
8 p.m. today in Auditorium A,
tive in the talks, U. Alexis John-
son, ambassador to Czechoslovakia,
expressed gratification at the news.
Johnson and Wang also reached
quick agreement on an agenda for
their talks. The two items, pro-
countries and "other practical
The irs ie involves some 441
Americans still held in Red China
and an indefinite number of Chi-
nese students the Communists say
are prevented by the United States
from returning to the China main-
land. The United States says the
Chinese students are free to go.
Reds Appear Eager To Talk
The release of the airmen and
Wang's opening speech made it ap-
pear that the Red Chinese were
eager to reach a wide open dis-
cussion of the Formosa problem
and other Southeast Asian issues
Wang said both sides should
have a "free exchange of views"' on
questions directly involving "both
China and the United States."
that it would not discuss the fate
of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-
shek's Nationalist government on
Formost behind his back.
Want Formosa Talks
The happy ending to the bitter
dispute involving the 11 airmen
Imade it appear, however, that the
Red Chinese were eager to get
past that question and reach such
matters as Formosa.
The Red Chinese announcement
on the release of the airmen made
no mention of the two men given
the stiffest sentences by the Red
DETROIT (A)-Mrs. Margaret
Snow, Chief of the Police Wo---
men's Division, has been tossed
the question of: "What length
shorts should be permitted in
IAsked if she wore shorts, Mrs.
Snow replied: "Well, I'm a gar-
dener and I don't wear a camel
hair coat in the back yard."
UN's Harnmnarskj old
WASHINGTON (A) -Presideni
Dwight D. Eisenhower expressec
the country's relief and joy yes-
terday that 11 American airmer
held in Red China since 1953 "arn
at last to be released."
The men, who were sentenced tc
prison by Communist judges af
spies, are to be turned loose Thurs-
day in the British colony of HonI
Kong, the Chinese announced.
While President Eisenhowei
sige utnDg amarkjl
Natiorns, as particularly deserving
of credit, Secretary of State Johr
Foster Dulles put in a word foi
the President himself.
"The patient course which th
President has advocated and whici
the country has adopted, ha:
brought about the desired result,'
Sec. Dulles said in a statement
Sen. William R. Knowland (R-
Calif), the Senate GOP leader wh<
has been demanding stningen
mesuesto i the me's fre
dom-icluding a blockade of rhe
China Coast if necessary-issued i
"The American people will we.
cmen no s pardoned crminal1sa
as stated by the Peiping radio, bu
as honored members of our Al
Force who have been illegally heb
by the Chinese Communists in fla
grant violation of the Korean ar.
President Eisenhower's state
"The United States extend
thanks to all who have contribute
to this humanitarian result, par
ticularly to the United Nations anm
its secretary general, who activel;
sought this result on behalf of th
United Nations Command in whic]
these 11 fliers served."
Hammarskj old went to Peipin
last January with instruction
from the United Nations to try t
wi edom foru te en w
Yesterday's Peiping announce
ment raised hopes for freedom be
ing granted to 40 American civil
ians known to be in Red Chines
hands. At Geneva Monday, Ameni
can and Red Chinese ambassa
dors agreed to concentrate thei
private negotiations first on tb
problem of repatriating civilian:
including these 40.
Dior Brings Back
Bosoms in Paris
PARIS (A) - Flat chests ai
* Bosoms are back,
,.That was the rng fashion new
in Paris yesterday after Dior
*ney Y-line show. Bosoms were als
Palmer Loans Guns to Ca p8ea
Ko BY ERNEST THEODOSSIN
Old hands at acquiring neces-
sary props for play production,
the speech and music departments
have borrowed the weapons for
its production of Beethoven's
opera, "Fidelio," from internation-
alyknown gun-collector Andy
Alhough Bethoven's work is set
in eighteen-century Seville and
Palmer's guns are largely Ameri-
can-made affairs, the collector
has supplied some Spanish wea-
P~almer, who began collecting
gusa a chil, has one of the
world's largest collections, totaling
more than 6,000, all of which are
housedat ist arborn, Mich.,
Miiay Inn restaurant.
Old Katie, who was Doc Holli-
day's "girl friend," started Palmer
on his present quest, which is a
study of early American Southwest
hi story. The gentleman feels that
he ought to know the stories
behind his collection.
In his Dearborn establishment,
built after Palmer had gone
bankrupt as a pre-depression
landscape gardener, he often takes
his guests on a tour of his weap-
ens, relating connected tales as
he individuals might tell them
Spirits Go With Noise
The collection includes a replica
of the first known gun - a 1327
model which was little more than
a bronze tube, used to scare away
evil spirits with its noise. The
by Palmer's grandfather in the
Although Palmer refuses to put
a value on his collection, it has
been estimated by reliable sources
as being worth nearly $1,500,000.
Not confined to shooting weapons,
Palmer also collects bullets, ar-
rows, pikes and maces, spears and
Frogs, Ducks, Rattlesnakes
Not exclusively a collector, Pal-
mer publishes and edits a maga-
zine, "Great Guns," dedicated tc
historic guns and their colorful
init Hsecond edition, entited,
"Andy Palmer's Tales of the Old
West and Other Stories."
Palmer is also a photographer
and spends a pai't of- each year at
baseball training camns snapping